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What can you learn from studying an animal’s scat?

Verity Mathis, University of Florida ...

How do we know when a species at risk has recovered?...

H. Resit Akcakaya, Stony Brook University (The State University of New York) Around the world, animals and plants are disappearing at alarming rates. In May...

Battlefields around the world are finding new purpose as parks and...

Todd Lookingbill, University of Richmond and Peter Smallwood, University of Richmond The horrors of war are all too familiar: lives lost, homes destroyed, entire communities...

Feral pigs harm wildlife and biodiversity as well as crops

Marcus Lashley, Mississippi State University They go by many names – pigs, hogs, swine, razorbacks – but whatever you call them, feral pigs (Sus scrofa)...

Black bears adapt to life near humans by burning the midnight...

Kathy Zeller, University of Massachusetts Amherst Amid reports that human activities are pushing many wild species to the edge of extinction, it’s easy to miss...

How to handle raccoons, snakes and other critters in your yard...

Leslie Burger, Mississippi State University I heard a local story of a man who, in his excitement to kill a rattlesnake, used the only thing...

This small Mexican border town prizes its human and environmental links...

Matthew D. Moran, Hendrix College The tiny Mexican town of Boquillas del Carmen sits nestled between the Sierra del Carmen Mountains and the Rio Grande....

To preserve US national parks in a warming world, reconnect fragmented...

Stephen Nash, University of Richmond The Trump administration’s decision to keep many U.S. national parks open during the current federal government shutdown, with few or...

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Mesa’s ‘most conservative’ title is puzzling

By David R. Berman, Arizona State University Mesa, Arizona: a place with wide streets and narrow minds. Or so goes a once popular saying about...